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Posted: Nov 11, 2016

CertainTeed And DECRA Join Metal Roofing Alliance

St. Louis, MO - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) announces the addition of CertainTeed and DECRA as new manufacturer members to its organization. CertainTeed offers a new line of architectural metal roofing products, while DECRA supplies stone-coated metal roofing.

Posted: Nov 10, 2016

RHEINZINK Launches Updated Website

Woburn, MA – RHEINZINK America has updated its website to provide even more helpful information for designers and contractors using the company’s line of architectural zinc in roofing, facade and gutter system applications. The site,, presents a description of all RHEINZINK product lines and systems, in-depth technical and specification information, helpful how-to tips and a project photo gallery.

Posted: Nov 09, 2016

Metal Design Solutions Conference Slated For Atlanta November 16

Chicago, IL – On Wednesday, November 16, the Metal Construction Association will host a Metal Design Solutions Conference at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, GA. The one-day event is aimed at educating architects, engineers, specifiers and design professionals on the proper use and benefits of metal in the building envelope. All educational seminars are approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), enabling attendees to earn up to five hours of continuing education credits on the day.

Posted: Nov 08, 2016

Triangle Fastener Awarded European Patents For VRT Technology

Pittsburgh, PA – Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to announce that their VRT® (Vibration Resistant Thread) technology has received patent protection by the European Patent Office. The patent (Europe Patent No. 2286097) will be recognized in the following countries: Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Turkey, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Luxembourg.

Posted: Nov 07, 2016

SAF Metal Fabrication Introduces Ready Clamp Brackets

Villa Rica, GA – SAF Metal Fabrication has introduced a new factory fabricated Ready Clamp Column Cover Bracket accessory for their metal or ACM Column Covers.Ready Clamp Brackets enable quick installation of SAF column covers onto rectangular and round structural columns with large or small diameters.

Posted: Nov 04, 2016

ATAS International Holds Manufacturing Day Event

Allentown, PA - In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2016, ATAS International Inc. opened their doors on October 7 to area students. This program was designed to expand knowledge of manufacturing and improve public perception of today’s manufacturing career opportunities.

Posted: Nov 04, 2016

American Buildings Company Adds K-Construction To Builder Network

Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of high-quality metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announces the addition of K-Construction of Alta Vista, Kansas to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Nov 02, 2016

Prize Winners From METALCON 2016 Announced By

Baltimore, MD - Miguel Peña of GSSI Sealants, Houston, TX, and Jolene Ciosek of Alpine SnowGuards, Morrisville, VT, were the winners of the Amazon Echo hands-free speaker systems that were given away by during the recent METALCON show, October 26-28, in Baltimore.

Posted: Nov 02, 2016

Ohio Plant Earns NCCA's 2016 Safety Award

Cleveland, OH –The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) has presented its 2016 Safety Award to the American Metals’ facility in Westlake, Ohio. The award was announced at NCCA’s Fall Technical Meeting in Indianapolis on Sept. 28.

Posted: Oct 28, 2016

Clopay® Introduces New Commercial Overhead Door Models

Cincinnati, OH – Clopay is introducing a new line of commercial overhead door models that offer designers, specifiers, and building owners a thermally-broken, insulated steel full view option for buildings that require natural light and visibility. These include restaurants, retail centers, fire stations, and automotive service centers.

Posted: Oct 27, 2016

Wismarq Industries Acquires Prior Coated Metals Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA - Wismarq Industries LLC, a provider of coil coating services for metal products, announces that it has acquired the assets of Prior Coated Metals Inc. Headquartered in Allentown, PA, Prior Coated Metals is a producer of pre-painted steel and aluminum products, with a 50-year operating history.

Posted: Oct 25, 2016

Guide For Inspecting Metal Building Systems Offered By MBMA

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its new Guide for Inspecting Metal Building Systems, a resource intended for use by individuals who are responsible for contracting, performing, and reporting the various inspection tasks related to the construction of a metal building project.

Posted: Oct 24, 2016

Firestone Building Products Announces 2015 Global Sustainability Report

Indianapolis, IN – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (Firestone) has released its 2015 Global Sustainability Report detailing the company’s progress in achieving its environmental goals and fulfilling its long-standing commitment to contributing to an environmentally sustainable society.

Posted: Oct 24, 2016

AIA Billings Index Contracts In September

Washington, DC – For the first time since the summer of 2012, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) posted consecutive months of a decline in demand for design services. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the September ABI score was 48.4, down from the mark of 49.7 in the previous month.

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